Driven by demand from consumers, electrical and design engineers have been toiling to find ways to create smaller, lighter, and smarter devices while retaining high performance and efficiency levels.
June 09, 2020 by Luke James
This month’s hardware history roundup highlights a few significant events in the history of hardware computing in electronics: the Difference Engine, which is credited as the first calculating mechanical device, is announced; the first point contact resistor is demonstrated for the first time, moving electronics from the vacuum tube to the transistor era; and finally, he first transatlantic cable is laid out across the ocean floor to connect two rival superpowers.
June 24, 2018 by Chantelle Dubois
This morning, Maxim Integrated released its newest product, a low-power NN accelerator chip, with the hopes of bringing AI to the edge. We interviewed Kris Ardis, executive director of Micros, Security, and Software Business Unit at Maxim Integrated, to get the details.
October 07, 2020 by Jake Hertz